The Art of SN Jacobson

click here to see the SynchChaos gallery of SN Jacobson’s artwork SN Jacobson is a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, although he originally hails from Manhattan. His artwork is imbued with a combination of fantastical beauty and raw eroticism. Some of his work incorporates religious themes, as well. For this issue, I […]

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The Edible Ensemble: An Olfactory Orchestra, by Hobie Owen

It’s Wednesday night, and my stomach is once again vocalizing its need to be utilized as an important member in bodily functions. Like a D.C. lobbyist its carefully nuanced ministrations subtly influence my consciousness in the most subliminal fashion.  I am hungry. This cleverly constructed injection of motivational stimuli instills in my mind an impetus […]

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Poetry by Rebecca Scharlach

And here… And here’s to the ones who never give up and Here’s to the hearts that never have enough of drinking in whatever of life they can Manage to gulp in between violations, here’s to those of us who survive it Wasn’t easy but then there’s no such thing as an easy death, And […]

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Three sketches by Lyndsey Ellis

Kym She dreams awake, a brick Wall with marshmallows oozing Through the cracks, she has elephant Memory, holds in her sneezes, Turns down the radio to parallel park She doesn’t trust people who smile A lot, pays her car notes two at a time, Can’t cook worth a damn, cuts her peas In half to […]

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August Issue of Synchronized Chaos

We are pleased to present the August issue of Synchronized Chaos, which features a host of insightful, creative work from an eclectic collection of writers, poets and visual artists. August’s theme can be broadly interpreted as perspective: this month’s contributors draw on their unique perspectives—as visual artists, gardeners, writers, poets, philosophers, and cultural historians. Interpretation […]

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The Pocket Opera + La Vie Parisienne, by Finn Gardiner

At the end of June, I had the opportunity to attend a showing of the Pocket Opera’s performance of Jacques Offenbach’s opera La Vie Parisienne, at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. The Pocket Opera is a San Francisco-based opera company specialising in English performances of foreign-language opera. It is the labour of love of […]

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